They arrived!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kiwiheather, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. Kiwiheather

    Kiwiheather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I rescued the baby chicks from the laundry basket and have converted a bunny hutch on the patio to house them for now. Any ideas on sex/breed/age? they do have feathers on their feet. They seem pretty bold and not afraid of much, and seem pretty content with their space. Any input is appreciated. Never had chickens before an hour ago! [​IMG]

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  2. ChickyLove

    ChickyLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are just absolutely CUTE!! I'm not sure what they are though?
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Good for you! [​IMG]
     
  4. Kiwiheather

    Kiwiheather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, the darker one is laying in the feed bowl, scratching and eating and trying to roll, is this normal?? I am a new worried chick momma!
     
  5. ChickyLove

    ChickyLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sounds like it's trying to take a dustbath in the food dish!
     
  6. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Be careful! Chickens are very addicting! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Kiwiheather

    Kiwiheather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sounds like it's trying to take a dustbath in the food dish!

    That's what it looks like, I was just making sure! Guess they couldn't really roll in anything where they were kept before. Thanks
     
  8. spaceranger

    spaceranger Out Of The Brooder

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    They look very much like my Pekins (bantam cochins)

    [​IMG] heres one of my lil girls for you to compare with x
     
  9. Kiwiheather

    Kiwiheather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh yes they do!! Thank you! They are sooo cute!!! How old is yours? I was told these are a month but I am thinking maybe younger?
     
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  10. erinangele

    erinangele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking they are between 2 and 3 weeks old based on what mine looked like at that age. (Mine are 5 1/2 weeks now and fully feathered). They are adorable!!!
     

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